Category Archives: Insect Management

A New Tool For Improving Thrips Management in Cotton

Thrips are the most consistent insect pest of cotton in Georgia and the Southeast.  Near 100 percent of the cotton planted will be infested by … Continue reading

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11th Annual Georgia Cotton Conference & UGA Cotton Production Workshop (Wednesday, January 31, 2018)

The Georgia Cotton Commission is pleased to announce the guest speakers at the Commission’s 10th Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at the UGA … Continue reading

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2018 Local UGA Cotton County Production Meetings (Schedule)

Georgia Cotton Folks, The 2018 UGA local county cotton production meeting season has just begun.  Each year members of the UGA Cotton Team present information … Continue reading

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2018 UGA Cotton Production Guide

Georgia Cotton Folks, Below is the link for the 2018 UGA Cotton Production Guide.  Hard paper copies of the guide can be obtained by contacting … Continue reading

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Scout ALL Cotton for Corn Earworm

During the past week we have received a few reports of escaped corn earworm CEW) larvae in Bt cottons which exceed recommended thresholds.  Bt cottons … Continue reading

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Whitefly Alert

Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) infestations are being observed in cotton in parts of Georgia.  Historically SLWF is a localized pest, requiring management in a relatively small … Continue reading

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Aphid Fungus

We observed the aphid fungus, Neozygites fresenii, which causes aphid populations to crash on the Tifton Campus on June 26, 2017.  We have also received … Continue reading

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Insect Updates on Twitter

When noteworthy events happen in the field, I will be sending them out quickly via Twitter.  If you want to follow these quick updates, follow … Continue reading

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Thrips Infestation Predictor for Cotton: a new tool to aid in thrips management decisions

Thrips are the most consistent insect pest of cotton in Georgia and the southeast.  Near 100 percent of the cotton planted in Georgia will be … Continue reading

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2017 Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting & UGA Cotton Production Workshop (January 25, 2017)

Georgia Cotton Commission 10th Annual Meeting Jan. 25, 2017 The Georgia Cotton Commission is pleased to announce the guest speakers at the Commission’s 10th Annual Meeting … Continue reading

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